Medieval Indian History Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, SSC and States PCS Examinations

Multiple choice questions on Medieval Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. Mohammad Ghori was first defeated by which of the following rulers?

[A] Prithviraja Chauhan
[B] Jayachandra
[C] Vidyadhara Chandella
[D] Bhima II

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2. Who among the following Sultans of Delhi assumed the title Sikandar-i-Sani?

[A] Balban
[B] Alauddin Khalji
[C] Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
[D] Sikandar Lodi

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3. The temple city of Osean in Rajasthan was established by which of the following Rajputs?

[A] Gurjar Pratiharas
[B] Chauhans
[C] Solankis
[D] Sisodias

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4. Which of the following battles is subject matter of Alha Khand, a 12th Century epic poetic work in Hindi?

[A] Battle of Mandsaur
[B] Battle of Chittor
[C] Battle of Mahoba
[D] Battles of Tarain

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5. The temple city of Osean in Rajasthan was established by which of the following Rajputs?

[A] Gurjar Pratiharas
[B] Chauhans
[C] Solankis
[D] Sisodias

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6. Who among the following was the founder of Bijapur state ?

[A] Yusuf Adil Shah
[B] Murad II
[C] Mehmood II
[D] Ibrahim Zubayri

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7. Which among the following terms was used for the Royal cavalry of the Maratha Army System?

[A] The Shiledars
[B] The Bargirs
[C] The Hazari
[D] The Subedars

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8. Who among the following was the contemporary leader of Chengiz Khan ?

[A] Genghis Khan
[B] Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat Beg
[C] Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari
[D] Iitutmish

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9. The ambassador of Emperor James I, who reached in the court of Jahangir in 1615 was __:

[A] Sir James Hay
[B] Sir Thomas Roe
[C] Sir Thomas Howard
[D] Sir John Digby

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10. Ruqaiya Sultan Begum was the wife of which Mughal Ruler?

[A] Humayun
[B] Jahangir
[C] Akbar
[D] Shah Jahan

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